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NameFauna  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFauna (previously named FaunaDB) provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.A distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.67
Rank#135  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#66  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score1.04
Rank#170  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Websitefauna.comgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comdocs.nebula-graph.io
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Vesoft Inc.
Initial release20142019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageScalaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeStrong typed schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIBrowser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C++
Go
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationCausal Clustering using Raft protocol
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlRole-based access control
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FaunaNebula Graph
Specific characteristicsServerless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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Nebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Competitive advantages100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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Nebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Social networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Key customersShiftX
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Currently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Market metricsAt our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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Nebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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